Bayside society party benefits Cook Library

A sea of fancy hats, floral sundresses and fast cars overtook the Bay Shore side of campus for the 31st Annual Pique Nique Sur La Baie. The event took place on Wednesday, April 2 and attracted more than 500 members of the Sarasota community. They mingled with NCF students, faculty and staff, while…

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Dean of New College Oxford visits state-side sister school

This past week, New College welcomed Dean and Professor of Music and Opera Studies Michael Burden to Sarasota, and the United States, from Oxford’s College of St. Mary’s or as it has always been referred to “New College.” During a simple reception hosted in the…

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Patient escorts protect against protestors at local Planned Parenthood

Amidst jeers, taunts and prayers spewed by pro-life activists, a group of volunteers clad in neon yellow vests stand at the entrance of the Sarasota Health Center of Planned Parenthood, silently ignoring whatever words are thrown their way. As patient escorts, they endure heavy glares…

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Medical amnesty changes pass at Towne Meeting

At the February Towne Meeting, Dean of Students Tracy Murry presented, and the student body passed, a motion to update and clarify New College’s current Medical Amnesty policy. The proposal came on the tail end of a months-long process originally initiated by thesis student Austin…

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The second ‘key’-ing: Campus doors re-cored again

This week marks the beginning of the second round of campus-wide lock changes that New College has undergone in less than a year. The process will be an expansion of the original attempt to re-core the entire school; Physical Plant has begun to slowly enact…

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J.K. Rowling announces spin-off Potter films

On Thursday, Sept. 12, millions of Harry Potter fans screamed in excitement and sighed with relief when the series author, J.K. Rowling, announced that there would be an expansion of the film franchise. Not only that, but Rowling also revealed that she would be writing…

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Iron Man III: Makes up for ‘Iron Man II,’ does not top original

With the release of “Iron Man 3,” Marvel completed the first movie series developed as part of Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and introduced the world to Phase Two. The 2008 release of “Iron Man” introduced Robert Downey Jr. as “genius, billionaire, playboy,…

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Student Leadership Recognition Awards Celebration

The College Hall Music Room was packed beyond capacity for the annual Student Leadership Recognition Awards Celebration, which took place on May 1. Members of the Student Affairs staff organized a night full of deliciously decadent treats and sweets for more than 70 attendees. As…

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